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Tuesday, August 15, 2023
Lahaina: ​Rise with Grace
By Joni Kamiya @ 8:55 PM :: 1896 Views :: Maui County, GMOs

... We can’t be shattered and split by opinions and savvy social media posts with catchy slogans but focused on working as one to build a better and more resilient community ....

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Tuesday, August 8, 2023
Kauai Birds Pushed to Edge of Extinction by Mosquito-borne Avian Malaria
By News Release @ 2:39 AM :: 2200 Views :: Kauai County, Environment, GMOs

... While conservation partners wait for final approval of a proposed mosquito birth control, also known as the Incompatible Insect Technique (IIT) ....

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Saturday, July 1, 2023
Feds move forward on introducing imperiled species outside historic habitat in Hawaii, Guam
By Court House News @ 4:31 PM :: 1481 Views :: Environment, Land Use, GMOs

... The Fish and Wildlife Service has finalized a plan that will give it more flexibility in helping species recover when their historic range is no longer suitable for survival ....

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Sunday, April 16, 2023
Gene Editing: Getting Serious About Hawaii Invasive Species Problem
By Selected News Articles @ 2:04 AM :: 2258 Views :: Environment, GMOs

... The debate illuminates the split that has recently emerged between back-to-nature eco-justice environmentalists and early embracers of technological innovation ....

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Wednesday, June 8, 2022
Mosquito News: DLNR Refutes anti-GMO Lies
By News Release @ 5:39 PM :: 1688 Views :: Environment, GMOs

... Despite misinformation circulating on social media, the importation of “incompatible-male” mosquitoes to control populations of wild mosquitoes and to save four native bird species from extinction, does not involve the use of any genetically modified organisms (GMOs) or genetically engineered (GE) organisms ....

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Wednesday, March 9, 2022
Ignoring the Science for Ideologies
By Joni Kamiya @ 3:00 PM :: 1871 Views :: GMOs, COVID-19

... Russian bots spread anti-vaccination messages across the social media ....

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Tuesday, March 8, 2022
Feds Indict Russian Agent -- Organized Kauai Council Junket to Russia
By News Release @ 11:41 PM :: 4782 Views :: Kauai County, Law Enforcement, GMOs

... FBI agents interviewed Kauai Councilmember Felicia Cowden in September, 2020 ....

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Wednesday, February 2, 2022
Tunnel Vision
By Joni Kamiya @ 5:55 PM :: 4739 Views :: Agriculture, Labor, Small Business, Cost of Living, GMOs

... The legislature appears to be dead set on ignoring the entire impact of short term solutions and catchy soundbites ....

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Friday, December 17, 2021
Sterile Mosquitoes to Suppress Avian Malaria on Maui
By News Release @ 3:09 PM :: 2142 Views :: Maui County, Environment, GMOs

... not a peep from the anti-GMO activists ....

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Thursday, December 9, 2021
Monsanto Agrees to Plead Guilty to Illegally Using Pesticide at Corn Growing Fields in Hawaii
By News Release @ 8:41 PM :: 2556 Views :: Environment, Agriculture, GMOs

... Monsanto Company agreed to plead guilty to 30 environmental crimes related to the use of a pesticide on corn fields in Hawaii ....

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Tuesday, September 7, 2021
The Cost of Disinformation
By Joni Kamiya @ 11:55 PM :: 3217 Views :: Agriculture, GMOs, COVID-19

... Hearing after hearing, the least informed made so many false claims and none could ever be corroborated with data. Like a virus, that same disinformation was repeated over and over until it was believed as fact. Not one politician asked these testifiers for evidence ever. ...

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Friday, August 27, 2021
Poisoning of People
By Joni Kamiya @ 4:11 PM :: 4633 Views :: Maui County, Ethics, GMOs, COVID-19

... I have to laugh because they mocked me as being sheep but, uh, they are the ones taking enough of a toxic substance made for sheep! ....

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Saturday, January 30, 2021
Flirting with Disaster
By Joni Kamiya @ 8:35 PM :: 3155 Views :: GMOs, COVID-19

... activists were determined to get their way ignoring all of the evidence while creating lots of fake “evidence” ....

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Thursday, October 8, 2020
Hilo native wins coveted Nobel Prize for gene editing tool
By News Release @ 12:00 PM :: 2721 Views :: Higher Education, GMOs

... A world-renowned biochemist who connects part of her early fascination with science to time spent in a University of Hawaiʻi at Hilo biology lab captured the prestigious Nobel Prize in Chemistry ....

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Friday, July 10, 2020
​Pandemic Priorities
By Joni Kamiya @ 11:44 PM :: 3741 Views :: Agriculture, GMOs, COVID-19

...people want what works, and they don’t care about the toxicity....

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Friday, April 3, 2020
Corona Virus: A Time to Return Hawaii to Science-Based Policy
By Joni Kamiya @ 2:28 AM :: 4269 Views :: Agriculture, GMOs, COVID-19

...I recall so many antis marching in Waikiki with those precious N-95 masks and hazmat suits that are needed now....

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Tuesday, January 21, 2020
Why Be Pro-GMO?
By Joni Kamiya @ 6:14 PM :: 2920 Views :: GMOs

...I had to think about what was driving me to fight for GMO tech....

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Tuesday, January 14, 2020
DoH Forced Dairy Farmer to Give $87K to Anti-GMO Group
By News Release @ 6:13 PM :: 4235 Views :: Hawaii County , Greenmail, GMOs

...$87,000 to the Center for Food Safety....

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Saturday, December 21, 2019
Confused about GMOs and pesticides? Here’s a science-based handbook for combating anti-biotech fallacies
By Selected News Articles @ 10:13 AM :: 3448 Views :: GMOs

...examine the difference between science and opportunistic activism....

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Friday, November 22, 2019
Monsanto Fined $10 Million in Plea Deal Over Use of Banned Pesticide
By Selected News Articles @ 4:22 AM :: 4940 Views :: Maui County, Agriculture, GMOs

...the government agreed to dismiss two felony charges for unlawfully transporting and storing hazardous waste at locations on Maui and Moloka’i....

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Wednesday, October 16, 2019
Critical flaws plague new study linking ‘heavy’ pesticide exposure to cardiovascular disease
By Selected News Articles @ 2:57 PM :: 5266 Views :: Agriculture, Health Care, GMOs

...there is no paper that is so dreadful that it cannot be published somewhere....

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Saturday, September 14, 2019
Vicious Rumors--Not the First Time
By Joni Kamiya @ 10:29 PM :: 7724 Views :: Agriculture, Greenmail, Higher Education, OHA, GMOs

...to the politician who quietly supported us in word but did the opposite in action-- you’ve created this mess....

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Wednesday, August 7, 2019
Hooser Claims he is not Running for Chair
By News Release @ 7:18 PM :: 4088 Views :: Democratic Party, GMOs

...Hooser claims to be too busy pushing the regessive leftist tourism-driven agenda of anti-GMO, anti-cane smoke, anti-dairy, anti-Superferry, anti-telescope activism....

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Friday, July 19, 2019
Setting Off Hysteria
By Joni Kamiya @ 12:30 PM :: 6267 Views :: Education K-12, Family, GMOs

...Today my kids learned a lesson about thinking logically the hard way....

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Friday, July 12, 2019
School Bus Dangers
By Joni Kamiya @ 4:14 AM :: 5994 Views :: Education K-12, Agriculture, GMOs

...activists have scared parents into believing that they must fear pesticides but ignore other real safety hazards....

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Thursday, July 11, 2019
Tourism Activists Find New Way to Push Agriculture out of Hawaii
By News Release @ 5:21 AM :: 6668 Views :: Kauai County, Environment, Agriculture, GMOs

...Hawai‘i’s Agribusiness Development Corporation (ADC) has violated the federal Clean Water Act by polluting ocean waters along Kauaʻi’s West Side without a permit, a federal court ruled yesterday....

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Saturday, June 29, 2019
Activist Attacks Destroy Another 17% of Hawaii Seed Industry Acreage
By News Release @ 8:30 PM :: 107345 Views :: Agriculture, Hawaii Statistics, GMOs

...Acreage harvested for all seed crops is expected to total 2,530 acres during the 2018-19 season, down 17 percent from the previous season....

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Friday, June 28, 2019
Debates: On Agriculture, Democrats Pander to 'Regressive Left'
By Selected News Articles @ 2:57 AM :: 7141 Views :: Democratic Party, Agriculture, Politicians, GMOs

...This week’s opening round of Democratic Party presidential debates threatens to fall short on science and is likely to be dominated by ideological talking points when it comes to food, farming and agricultural biotechnology....

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Friday, June 28, 2019
Knee Jerk Reactions
By Joni Kamiya @ 2:39 AM :: 5866 Views :: Environment, Agriculture, GMOs

...The activists could not get the results they wanted in a scientific study and instead went to the courtroom to make their case....

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Friday, May 10, 2019
Joan Conrow: From anti-GMO journalist to crop biotech advocate
By Audio @ 8:35 PM :: 5458 Views :: Kauai County, GMOs

...once she saw how anti-GMO groups operate and began investigating the science behind biotechnology, she changed her mind....

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Saturday, April 13, 2019
Activists hurt farmers by fueling public’s disconnect with modern agriculture
By Selected News Articles @ 5:09 AM :: 7573 Views :: Agriculture, Greenmail, GMOs

...farmers are increasingly frustrated and dispirited by having to deal with the demands and unrealistic expectations of a public that is growing ever more distant from the realities of agriculture....

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Monday, February 18, 2019
Fear is not Sustainable
By Joni Kamiya @ 4:31 PM :: 5241 Views :: Agriculture, GMOs

...Nomi Carmona of the Babes Against Biotech was not present at the State Capitol. Ashley Lukens of the Center for Food Safety was a no show. Walter Ritte wasn’t even there too....

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Saturday, January 5, 2019
Anti-GMO? Regressive Left Just as Russian as Trump
By Selected News Articles @ 8:26 PM :: 4638 Views :: GMOs

...The Russian propaganda machine works closely with the complementary, well-financed U.S.-based anti-genetic engineering movement....

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Saturday, December 29, 2018
Dirty Little Hands
By Joni Kamiya @ 3:06 PM :: 6053 Views :: Agriculture, GMOs

...It is trendy right now to be telling tales about farmers....

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Monday, December 17, 2018
Maui County Pays Vendors Ripped Off by Anti-GMO Activist
By News Release @ 8:41 PM :: 6166 Views :: Maui County, Ethics, GMOs

...The Mayor's Office of Economic Development (OED) announced today that its office received a total of $8,730.28 in requests for payments for unpaid invoices for the 250th Celebration of Queen Kaahumanu grant, which was terminated in October....

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Wednesday, December 12, 2018
Regressive Progressives Plan Big Agenda for 2019 Legislature
By News Release @ 10:00 AM :: 6821 Views :: Democratic Party, GMOs

...Instead of passing a single major piece of legislation, during 2019 we are committed to passing into law bold public policy initiatives in all three of our major areas of focus - economic, environmental, and social justice....

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Tuesday, November 20, 2018
A Smaller World
By Joni Kamiya @ 1:12 AM :: 6668 Views :: Environment, Agriculture, GMOs

...These feel-good ideas are placed upon farmers with no consideration of the consequences of its impacts....

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Wednesday, November 14, 2018
Anti-Pesticide Hysteria: Enviros Shift from Bees to Birds
By Selected News Articles @ 2:37 PM :: 8164 Views :: Environment, Agriculture, Greenmail, GMOs

...As global honeybee population increases, activists blame neonicotinoid pesticides for ‘bird-pocalypse’ that’s not happening....

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Friday, November 2, 2018
Cheese: The GMO food die-hard GMO opponents love, but don’t want to label
By Selected News Articles @ 10:34 PM :: 4026 Views :: GMOs

...almost all the hard cheeses made in the United States, and in much of the West, use a protein that is made from genetically engineered yeast and bacteria....

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Friday, October 26, 2018
Chemophobia epidemic—Fanning fears about trace chemicals obscures real risks and ‘damages public health’
By Selected News Articles @ 2:10 AM :: 7643 Views :: Environment, Agriculture, GMOs

...Chemophobia may lead to real risks....

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Tuesday, October 23, 2018
Did Anti-GMO Activist Rip You Off?  Maui County Can Help
By News Release @ 3:00 AM :: 6647 Views :: Maui County, Ethics, GMOs

...Maui County Office of Economic Development is accepting invoices from vendors who provided goods and services under the recently terminated $100,000 grant awarded to an executive assistant of County Council Member (and anti-GMO activist) Alika Atay....

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Sunday, October 21, 2018
​Poor Farmer
By Joni Kamiya @ 3:40 PM :: 5458 Views :: Agriculture, GMOs

...If you do not farm, why should you dictate how farming should be done?....

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Monday, July 23, 2018
Intolerant Politicians: Green, LoPresti, Ing, Gabbard and More....
By Joni Kamiya @ 3:20 AM :: 9344 Views :: Ethics, Politicians, GMOs

...now resorting to sending Babes Against Biotech activists to community events set up by his opponent....

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Tuesday, July 17, 2018
Farm Fair 2018: Eating the GMO Papaya
By Joni Kamiya @ 1:05 PM :: 5359 Views :: Small Business, GMOs

...A few minutes later, she came back and took a slice and ate it to the skin....

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Tuesday, July 10, 2018
Popular science news website promotes pesticide conspiracy theory
By Selected News Articles @ 1:40 AM :: 5777 Views :: Kauai County, GMOs

...Was the "secret cocktail" being sprayed from black helicopters?....

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Friday, May 18, 2018
Backbone
By Joni Kamiya @ 10:41 PM :: 9010 Views :: Ethics, Agriculture, Hawaii State Government, GMOs

...With the recent passage of the anti-pesticide bills in our legislature, I received messages and emails from certain legislators apologizing for voting for this....

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Saturday, April 28, 2018
SB3095: Legislative Pandering to Anti-Pesticide Nuts Will Affect Every Homeowner and Restaurant in Hawaii
By News Release @ 1:56 PM :: 6613 Views :: Agriculture, GMOs

...If signed into law, SB3095 will have Hawaii restaurants crawling with cockroaches--this should be almost as good for tourism as the homeless tent cities Hanabusa is planning....

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Tuesday, April 3, 2018
Just Shut Up: The Price of Pandering to Anti-Vaxxers
By Joni Kamiya @ 2:04 PM :: 6504 Views :: Health Care, GMOs

...the other night at 1AM, my 7 year old woke up moaning about not feeling well. She was running a 104 degree fever....

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Thursday, March 15, 2018
DoA Pesticide Report: Science vs Hysteria
By News Release @ 2:21 PM :: 7817 Views :: Environment, Agriculture, Hawaii Statistics, GMOs

...Six-Month Monitoring Levels Meet State & Federal Water Quality Standards....

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Monday, March 12, 2018
Narcissists
By Joni Kamiya @ 7:13 PM :: 5603 Views :: GMOs

..."I only eat organic”....

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